Tag: Gun Laws
‘We are the victims and we are also the change’
Is a new era of youth power beginning? Around 800,000 people marched for gun control in Washington, DC, this weekend. They were led by teenagers. The youngest speaker was just nine years old.
Obama powerless against US gun carnage
After another mass shooting at an American college this weekend, Barack Obama raged at his own inability to do anything about it. Yet he is the most powerful person in the world. Isn’t he?
Gun control laws escape crossfire of US massacre
Last Friday, a masked man invaded a screening of the new Batman film and opened fire randomly on audience members. The USA is in shock – but are its lax gun laws to blame?
Anger grows over killing of black Florida teen
One month ago, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighbourhood watch patrolman while on his way home. The killer was never charged. Now, angry Americans are asking why.